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9 Fun things to Do in the Spring of 2023

The Ultimate South Florida Bucket List: 9 Fun things to Do in the Spring of 2023

You might be fascinated by Miami’s beautiful beaches, tourist attractions and over the top cultural scenes, but there is so much more to discover while visiting one of the most visited places in the US. Other must-dos include flourishing arts, food festivals, and music events.

Read on for the best things to do in South Florida in the Spring of 2023.


  1. Miami International Boat Show
  2. Coconut Grove Arts Festival
  3. South Beach Wine and Food Festival
  4. Miami 305 Day
  5. Carnaval Miami
  6. Jazz in the Gardens
  7. Daytona Bike Week 2023
  8. Miami Music Week 2023
  9. Calle Ocho Festival, Miami



Miami International Boat Show: Miami Marine Stadium – February 15-19, 2023.

The Progressive Miami International Boat Show is on fire!!! In 2023 the event will take place in one of our favorite locations, the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin on the Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne. There is a estimation that over 100,000 attendees will be  to experience the latest in boating from over 1,000 vendors. So, if you are looking to purchase your next mega yacht, for sure you will find something exciting at the Miami International Boat Show.


Coconut Grove Arts Festival: Coconut Grove, Miami, Feb. 18-20, 2023

Another 3-day event in South Florida covering many blocks with 350+ exhibitors. This is an Art Festival that is not just about Art, but also about culinary displays, live performances, and family areas to keep your team busy while you check out all the art! This event sure is one of the most popular art festivals in Florida. You will find entertainers, food vendors and artists for every taste. Coconut Grove Arts Festival takes place annually on Presidents Day Weekend and attracts over 120,000 people every year.


South Beach Wine and Food Festival: South Beach – February 23-28, 2023

South Beach holds Miami’s biggest and most famous annual food festivals of South Florida. This 4-day event is an amazing opportunity for anyone interested in Food Network. Celebrity chefs and culinary personalities from all over the US are part of this yummy event. This is definitely one of Miami’s most-anticipated annual events and a favorite amongst the highly regarded chefs around.

a person sitting at a table with wine glasses

South Beach Wine and Food Festival


Miami 305 Day: Miami – Mar 5, 2023

There are official holidays and there are unofficial holidays. The point is, Miami 305 Day is a day to celebrate all that is wonderful about Miami. From the city’s rich culture to such a special community. 305 Day is celebrated in the city of Miami because of the area code for the city (305). It is the official day to have a shot of Cuban coffee known as “Cafesito”.

a close up of a person holding a cup


Carnaval Miami: South Beach – Mar 4 – 5, 2023

Carnaval Miami is also an opportunity to celebrate Miami’s art, music, fashion, food, and sports in a single weekend festival at the Calle Ocho Festival. Events such as the Carnaval on the Mile, a beauty pageant to crown Miss Carnaval, a Cooking Contest, 10 K run, Golf Classic, soccer tournament and domino tournaments are some of the featured events. In summary, Carnaval Miami is a series of cultural events which attracts over one million attendees each year.


Jazz in the Gardens: Hard Rock Stadium Miami Gardens, FL – Mar 11 – 12, 2023

This is a premier event that brings world-renowned talent to Miami. It is another opportunity to celebrate the culture and diversity of Miami Gardens with residents and people from all over the world. Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) has announced the 2023 lineup for the incredibly popular jazz and R&B music festival. As you can imagine, there will be talented and award-winning artists to celebrate various genres of music.

Daytona Bike Week 2023: Daytona County Wide – March 3-12, 2023

Daytona Beach is famous for its wide beach and smooth, hard packed sands and the Daytona International Speedway, which hosts February’s iconic Daytona 500 NASCAR race. This year Daytona’s Bike Week takes place between Mar 3rd – 12th and is expected to bring thousands of Bike lovers to South Florida.


Miami Music Week 2023: Bayfront Park in downtown Miami, Florida between March 24, 25, and 26.

The world’s premier electronic music festival, also known as Ultra Music Festival, is a 3-day music event. Every year, thousands of people from across the world come to Miami on the last week of March. This year’s event will take place at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami, Florida between March 24, 25, and 26.


Calle Ocho Festival, Miami: Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida – March 12, 2023

This street festival is enormous: It attracts a million people to the largest Hispanic festival in the United States.  The event stretches for 20 blocks with 10 stages and it has everything: food, music, art and a giant conga line. Calle Ocho is part of the larger Carnaval Miami.